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Sampler (USA), 1755

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Ann Herpin Andrew. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 27 cm (15 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Ann Herrin Andrews 6 years 10 days October the 17th Anno Domini 1755

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1755; Embroidered by Elizabeth Ann Herpin Andrew (American, 1749 - 1817); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 40 x 27 cm (15 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-44

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